SCCM 1602 Query – All Online Machines

Quickpost: SCCM 1602 Query – All Online Machines

With the Advent of client activity indicators in SCCM 1606:

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We can now see which machines are online at a given time.  I love these green checkboxes.

I thought it would be cool to try to make a collection of only currently online machines.  So, into the query editor we go!  We’ll add a new query rule, and then use the wizard to add a new value.  This is all that you need to grab only the currently online systems.

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This collection works VERY well for Incremental Updates.  However, Scheduled Updates don’t make much sense

And the end result:

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They’re all online!  So green!

 

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4 thoughts on “SCCM 1602 Query – All Online Machines

  1. skatterbrainzz June 24, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    That was my one suggestion via UserVoice that was accepted and completed. I saw the data in sql tables and thought it might be useful. I can take a nap now. 🙂

  2. ersatyle August 10, 2016 / 9:47 am

    hi, if I’m using this query I don’t see only “online” (ie computers that are started/pingable right now or in the last 5min) but active computer (according to heartbeat/inventory … as per https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh338432.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396)
    so it’s not all green for me.

    what am I missing?
    so far the I’m using a search criteria in the console to display only online computers.
    thanks

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